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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-1.3/src/modules/standard mod_auth_db.module mod_auth_db.c
Date Mon, 21 Sep 1998 16:52:11 GMT
Another thing to look at would be perl...

The only thing I feel strongly about is that db2 sucks.  I'm not saying we
should hold the release for this.

Dean

On Mon, 21 Sep 1998, Jim Jagielski wrote:

> Dean Gaudet wrote:
> > 
> > Maybe sendmail does the same thing.
> > 
> > Dean
> 
> Yeah... I'll have to look. Someone said that with db2, the db1 functions
> are actually wrappers for the db2 ones and this appears to be the case.
> In this case, even using the db1 function calls, the underlaying database
> still uses the db2 format. So it's not only knowing which function to
> use, but whether it's a wrapper or not, which is way complex :(
> 
> > 
> > On Mon, 21 Sep 1998, Jim Jagielski wrote:
> > 
> > > Dean Gaudet wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > On Mon, 21 Sep 1998, Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > > OTOH when someone upgrades system components like libc he
> > > > > really should be aware of such incompatibilities, shouldn't he?
> > > > > If we can fix it easily, we should do it, of course. But how?
> > > > 
> > > > Even if db 2.0 is installed, use db 1.85.
> > > > 
> > > 
> > > I thought about this possibility when I brought this up before, but
> > > surely in this case we aren't the only such program affected. If they
> > > use sendmail, then they would be just as affected with any db files they
> > > might be using (aliases, etc...). :/
> > > 
> > > -- 
> > > ===========================================================================
> > >    Jim Jagielski   |||   jim@jaguNET.com   |||   http://www.jaguNET.com/
> > >             "That's no ordinary rabbit... that's the most foul,
> > >             cruel and bad-tempered rodent you ever laid eyes on"
> > > 
> > 
> > 
> 
> 
> -- 
> ===========================================================================
>    Jim Jagielski   |||   jim@jaguNET.com   |||   http://www.jaguNET.com/
>             "That's no ordinary rabbit... that's the most foul,
>             cruel and bad-tempered rodent you ever laid eyes on"
> 


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